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How to Fish Spoons

December 10, 2019 | Baitshop Dave

The metal fishing spoon lure was believed to be first used back in the 1840’s. Spoons are a simple design, an oblong shape, concave on one side that catches water producing a wobble and light reflecting flash imitating a fleeing …

How and When to Fish a Squarebill Crankbait

December 6, 2019 | Baitshop Brandy

If you’re running shallow water and prefer a subsurface power technique, fishing square-bill crankbaits might be for you. They can go where other crankbaits can’t and get a lot of bites. The unique shape of a square-bill’s lip (spoiler: it’s …

How to Choose the Right Fly

December 4, 2019 | Baitshop Garrett

Fly selection is, admittedly, an inexact science. About the only way that you’ll ever know you’ve made the right decision is to tie one on and cast away. Of course you still have to worry about your presentation – your …

How and When to Fish Small Lures

December 2, 2019 | Baitshop Dave

Big baits catch big fish; small baits catch small fish. Most anglers bow to the simple logic of that old angler’s adage. But it ain’t necessarily so. Given the right time and place, it is just as easy to think …

The Fishing Reels that You Should Gift This Christmas

November 27, 2019 | Baitshop Brandy

1. Best Spinning Reel for the Money: Pflueger Supreme XT The Pflueger Supreme XT series is an excellent choice for anglers who want high performance without spending a fortune. Although it’s not a budget-priced reel, it is still within the budget …

Why You Need to Try Swimbaits in the Fall

November 26, 2019 | Baitshop Rob

It’s no big secret—cooler, fall weather offers anglers some outstanding shallow water bass fishing opportunities. While it’s tempting to join the masses and chunk noisy, hard reaction baits, small swimbaits for bass are a great alternative when fishing shallow cover. Elite Series …

Do Big Lures Catch Big Fish?

November 22, 2019 | Baitshop Garrett

You always hear that if you want to catch bigger fish that you need to use bigger bait. You’ll have more dry casts, but you’ll catch bigger fish. I’ve always assumed that this was a true statement. Well, I got …

Are Red Lures Worth the Hype? Choosing the Best Lure Color

November 20, 2019 | Baitshop Brandy

No doubt about it – there are some crazy color names out there for fishing lures. Nuclear Chicken. Roadkill. Baby Puke. Discover the science behind how a bass sees color, and learn which colors yield better results. Bass Lure Colors, Simplified …

The Tips You Don’t Know About Choosing the Right-Sized Lure

November 18, 2019 | Baitshop Garrett

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT LURE SIZE Fortunately it isn’t really all that hard to choose the correct fishing lure size.  There’s a really easy answer based on a few simple factors. MATCH THE HATCH In bass fishing you always …

The 5 Best Snook Lures

November 14, 2019 | Baitshop Garrett

What’s not to like about snook? They’re challenging to catch, fight hard, jump and, when in season, are delicious on the plate. Snook are even expanding their range from Jacksonville south and back up the Gulf into Florida’s Big Bend, …

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